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Adventure Talk Series - Ellis Brigham
This April we welcome internationally acclaimed climber Jerry Gore & adventure photographer, Martin Hartley to Ellis Brigham stores in Manchester, Bristol & London.
Mountaineer, businessman, father, ex-Royal Marines Officer - Jerry Gore's life has been eventful to say the least. But in 2001 he was diagnosed a Type 1 insulin dependent diabetic. This is the story of how Jerry overcame his condition, testing his blood sugar levels and injecting insulin up to 8 times a day. About his charity Insulin For Life that recycles and distributes insulin to Third World Countries, and his attempt, aged 52, to climb the largest unclimbed Big Wall in South America, in one of the most inhospitable regions on the planet - Patagonia!
Martin Hartley is one of the world's leading adventure travel photographers (recently voted one of the top 40 "Most influential nature photographers on the planet" and one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Environment), Martin specialises in documenting the most inaccessible places on earth. He has documented 20 unique polar assignments and is the only professional photographer to have crossed the Arctic Ocean on foot and with dogs. Martin will offer insight into his world seen through and captured with a lens. http://www.martinhartleypolar.com
Dates, Locations & Tickets
Tickets cost £10 - 60% of all monies raised will go directly to Jerry Gore's Ecuador Project www.insulinforlife.org
Ticket holders will also receive a FREE limited edition Lifeventure Adventure Talks thermal mug worth £10.99 with every ticket purchased (Available on the night)
Tuesday 29th April 2014
7.30 – 9.30pm
Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports, Castlefield, Manchester.
Wednesday 30th April 2014
7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Kings Arms, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol
Thursday 1st May 2014
Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports, Covent Garden